( ) NASA will unveil new discoveries this week that involve alien oceans in Earth’s solar system, space agency officials announced today (April 10).
On Thursday, April 13, NASA will hold a press conference that will “discuss new results about ocean worlds in our solar system,” according to a press release from the agency. The discovery will involve findings from the Hubble Space Telescope and NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which is orbiting Saturn.
“These new discoveries will help inform ocean world exploration — including NASA’s upcoming Europa Clipper mission planned for launch in the 2020s — and the broader search for life beyond Earth,” NASA officials wrote in the same press release.
NASA’s ocean worlds press conference will begin at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on Thursday and include a question-and-answer session with a panel of scientists from the Cassini and Hubble missions, as well as NASA’s planetary exploration and science directorates…